213 Thornton Rd
Lithia Springs, GA
Lithia Springs, GA
It's hard to find more full-size classic car distinction for the money. After all, a 1974 AMC Matador would already be a stand out way to arrive, even before you see the exceptionally preserved condition of this classic.
This is the first year for the second-generation Matador, and AMC really wanted to be different than the boys from Detroit. So not only did they extend the front end, but also the bumpers and grille contour to meet this distinct nose. The odometer is believed to reflect the actual mileage of this two-owner car. The paint is believed to be majority original, and the factory Harvest Gold represents the 1970s perfectly with its mix of eathtones and metallic. The finish is not perfect, but plenty of people will be amazed when you show off the places that have held this golden glow for nearly half a century. Plus, bright chrome bumpers, full-length trim, and correct AMC wheel covers make for a distinct factory package. And don't forget, since AMC production figures were lower than The Big Three, that makes for plenty of rare distinction on the vintage car scene. So prepare to never fly under the radar with this full-sized sedan.
The cinnamon interior continues that great 1970s style and coordinates with the exterior gold. The door panels, carpeting, dash, and all the main places have the exceptionally preserved look that really drive home the idea that this is a low-mileage classic. And we especially love the seats. They look as well-preserved as the rest of the interior, and so you can really see the button-top presentation and the distinct pattern in the comfy cloth inserts. Space and comfort for family and friends are two big reason to have a full-size vintage sedan like this one. And if they're enthusiasts, they'll appreciate the authentic feeling this one gives, right down to the working American Motors AM radio.
Under the hood is the honest-looking 258 cubic-inch inline six. It has a year-correct block, and on a car this authentic so far, it's hard to believe this is anything but the original powerplant. So while we all know some serious muscle could fit in this big engine bay for a pretty cool sleeper-style custom, it's just nice to already have something this genuine and honest. Plus, it's a solid-running package that includes recent investments in places like the fuel pump, coil, coolant flush, and exhaust. This has a period-correct feeling, right down to the bias ply tires. But a vintage sedan like this is always supposed to be an easy driver, and that's why you have features like power steering and a three-speed automatic transmission.
You're looking at a lot of true classic car distinction for quite an affordable price. Don't let this Matador slip away, call today!
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